Register an interest in owning a Dunkirk Little Ship and details of Little Ships for sale

The Association is always seeking enthusiastic individuals who are prepared to take ownership (sole or shared) of Dunkirk Little Ships.

Sometimes Little Ships become available that require extensive renovation whilst on other occasions vessels are in pristine condition. Generally speaking the market price will reflect the condition.

If you are interested is becoming an owner of a Dunkirk Little Ship then please send an email to

Little Ships known to be for sale are listed below:

The information on Little Ships for sale is compiled from various sources and believed to be correct at the time of publishing. If you are aware of a Little Ship for sale or if indeed a Little Ship so listed is not actually for sale then please contact
The Association takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any description provided on the seller's behalf and strongly recommends that potential buyers obtain a survey from a suitably qualified person.

Where no direct sales contact is provided, please contact the Hon Secretary for further information.

Ferry Nymph - 1939, 41'x12'x3' - carvel built , pitch pine on oak. Single Perkins Sabre M92 Diesel engine with unobtrusive and silent newly installed jet thruster.
Comprehensive navigation equipment for off-shore cruising. Holding tank for inshore use. Open -plan saloon midships with new traditional Coach roof and removable side screens with full headroom electric heads off. Seating for 12 guests in comfort with access to aft deck.
Twin crew cabin forward leading into galley/wheelhouse. 12/240v with wind turbine. All new steering and hydraulics, newly painted, varnished and anti-fouled . Ready to go. Reluctant sale due to change in circumstances. Sensible offers invited. Contact David Fox Tel: 077895 34945 (Mob) or 01967 402236 or e-mail : >
July 2017

Ex RNLI Rosa Woodd & Phyllis Lunn based at Shoreham. 41ft Watson Type Slipway Lifeboat. Practical and sturdy lifeboat conversion. Reluctant sale. Contact Sarah Shirley, E-mail:, 07850389614
Aug 2017

After 30 years of ownership, and 28 years of chartering in central London (PLA license exp May 2017), reluctantly due to encroaching age of the owner, Aberdonia is for sale.
Built by Thornycroft in 1935, she is 48ft long and 11ft wide. Twin Perkins M65 engines, regularly serviced. Out-of-water survey December 2016.
See website for more information.
Mooring in Chelsea Harbour, SW London, can be used as pied-a-terre.
POA to Paul King 07976 256266 or email

Looking for next passionate owner who will keep looking after ONA II. Moored in Villennes Sur Seine, Paris Region, France since 2005. Built in 1931 by Staniland & Co. 36'x10'x3.2'; Perkins M20 Diesel. Pitch pine on oak. The owners welcome viewers by appointment.
. Location: Paris region, France (Villennes Sur Seine 78670)
. In excellent condition, fully renovated.
. Latest expert report (survey); June 2016

Contact number UK: Raphael 078 09 202145
Contact number France: Francis 00 33 6 30 70 38 53

90ft 1913 Thames Sailing Barge. Condition 'poor' - requires work.


40ft TSDMY. Extensively restored approx 10 years ago. Contact Mr Mark Inkster, Contact details; email,
Mobile: 07973 818 310

22 May 2019

For further information on any of the above feel free to contact (July 2018)